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Britannia (Schooner), sunk, 4 Oct 1841


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THE WRECKED VESSEL. - The Vessel, portions of the wreck and of the freight of which have recently come ashore on the coast of lake Ontario, in this county, is ascertained to have been the schooner BRITANNIA, one hundred tons burthen, of Hamilton, U.C. She was owned by the firm of Calvin, Cook & Counter and T. Dodge & Co. of Kingston, and freighted with staves from Hamilton, for Montreal. It is supposed that all on board, five or six persons, perished with the vessel, which must have foundered in the gale of Sunday the 4th. inst. The deck of the vessel must have broken up, as staves known to have been deposited in the bottom of the hold, came ashore. - Rochester Democrat.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, October, 21, 1841 3 - 7

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Reason: sunk
Lives: 6
Freight: staves
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1841
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13241
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.15478 Longitude: -77.61556
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Britannia (Schooner), sunk, 4 Oct 1841